NEW YORK (
) -- Popular searches on the Internet Tuesday include "Facebook movie app" as Miramax launches the biggest-scale movie streaming venture with
The Miramax eXperience is now live on the site and currently offers 20 movie titles to U.S. customers and 10 titles to those in U.K. and Turkey. Renting a title through the app costs 30 Facebook credits or $3. Facebook users can play films on their TV, computer, smartphone, Google TV or iPad.
Facebook has deals with other movie studios like Warner Bros., Paramount and Universal -- though its deal with Miramax is its largest yet.
"Cheaper iPhone 4" is trending with reports that Asian suppliers to
have begun manufacturing a less expensive iPhone 4.
The cheaper version reportedly has a small 8GB flash drive. Apple has declined to comment. The iPhone 4 was originally launched in June 2010 with only 16GB and 32GB versions. The 8GB version is rumored to launch within only weeks.
Apple's next-generation iPhone 5 should hit in late September.
"Ford and Toyota hybrid" is another hot topic.
The two companies revealed on Monday that they will partner together on creating a new rear-wheel drive hybrid system. The system is said to offer more fuel-efficient options for consumers interested in light trucks or SUVs. The automakers had been working separately on rear-wheel drive hybrid systems for years, but have said they decided a partnership between them could bring new technologies to customers sooner and more affordably.
also announced that they are working together on in-car telematics and Internet-based services.
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-- Written by Brittany Umar
Brittany joined TheStreet.com TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.